Truro Sale Room - Friday 23rd March 10am

For Private Vendors, Executors & The Official Receiver



Over 800 lots inc: Ceramics: R. Doulton & Lladro figures, Charlotte Rhead Crown Ducal vase, blue & white transfer printed wares, var. Studio Pottery wares, 6 R. Doulton character jugs, Vict. Staffordshire pottery, Oriental etc.

Glass: Whitefriars, Wedgewood, Webb, Stuart, Swarovski, Vict. coloured glass, coloured Art Glass, var. drinking glasses etc.

Metals & Misc: Silver & silver plate, costume jewellery, coins, treen, clocks, copper, brass, books etc., var. taxidermy birds.

Furniture & Furnishings: Pine Cornish dresser, Vict. stripped pine Cornish dresser, slender pine dresser, Vict. pine chest of drawers, Vict. pine farmhouse table, pine blanket box, antique style oak refectory table & 8 ladderback chairs, George III mahog bureau, C19 mahog cupboard, modern pine, 5x 3 pce suites, dining chairs & tables, early C20 panel doors with brass handles, early C20 leaded stained glass windows & front door with brass furniture, var. beds/mattresses, pictures, prints, mirrors, textiles etc.

Household Electricals & Tools: Hotpoint Aquarius dishwasher & washing machine, Ultima & White Knight tumble driers, 4 LCD flat screen TVs, Stovax woodburner, unused Danish hardwood flooring, var. hand & garden tools.

For the Official Receiver: 2 Mono BX FG158-B54 Coloursmart Steam 415V steam ovens on mobile stand, Lincat 3ph griddle & chargrill, tabletop double deep fat fryer 1ph, American Range gas double deep fat fryer, DeLonghi 6-burner gas range cooker, 14 metal café chairs & 8 tables, bottle fridges, Marco hot water boiler, F64 EVO coffee grinder, 2-group coffee machine, Euromax contact grill, Valera counter fridge, Moffat heated mobile food display & servery 3ph, Ace heated food display 1ph, Quattro SS microwave oven, var. SS tables, mobile 6-shelf wire rack, DC Series dishwasher with SS 4ft recessed table with shelves for crockery trays, Hobart coffee machine, Lincat 3ph twin deep fat fryer, Ikea highchairs.

Viewing - Wednesday 21st & Thursday 22nd March 11am-4pm & 8.30am morning of sale. Marguerite's Catering.





Friday 2nd February @ 10am

Live Internet Bidding on




*** Over 800 Lots ***

Silver & Silver Plate: 80+ Lots inc. Indian white metal embossed tea pot & milk jug, Vict. Silver 3pc tea set, Vict. salver, 2 bachelor coffee pots, Liberty button hook, flatwares & cutlery.

Jewellery & Bijouterie: 100+ Lots inc. 18ct dia. & emerald ring, 3 prs 9ct cufflinks, George III Staff. enamel oval patch box, French C19th gold sewing set in ivory case, 9ct watch albert with swivel fob, rings, brooches, costume jewellery. Watches: inc. 18ct half-hunter pocket watch & albert 134.6g.

Ceramics: C18th Derby porcelain grp "The Grace's Adorning Pan", Champion Bristol porcelain coffee can, saucer & tea cup trio, C19th Copeland style rose decorated vase, R. Doulton inc. collection of Bunnykins, Clarice Cliff, Royal Copenhagen, Caiger-Smith dish, set of 6 Chamberlain Worcester armorial plates.

Glass: C18th lace-makers oil lamp, C18th wine glasses. Miscellaneous: Bronze sculptures inc. life-size model of a boar, boxes inc. tortoiseshell tea caddy, musical instruments inc. USA Fender Stratocaster, textiles & vintage costume, automobilia inc. mascots.

Collectables: Militaria inc. medals, military cross group, pistols, dolls, collection of Meccano from a Dec'd Estate, stamps, postcards, coins inc. gold.

Paintings & Prints: Inc. John Piper, P. Naismith, John Miller, N. Sotheby Pitcher, W.L. Hankey, S. Stafford, 7 Gill Watkiss, maps inc. John Speede Cornwall.

Furniture: Chinese carved & pierced 4-fold screen, Chinese large carved jardinière stand, Edw. inlaid ladies writing desk, Vict. games/work table, twin pedestal desk, 4 large museum display cabinets, George III Walnut chest-on-chest, George III Mahog. linen press, early C18th Oak Court cupboard, George III Mahog. mule chest, chest of drawers, chairs, clocks.

Viewing: Wed 31st Jan & Thur 1st Feb 11am-4pm & 8.30am morning of sale. Live bidding @

Payment: Cash / Debit card. Credit cards not accepted. Catalogues £2 on sale day.


Enquiries to Carl Nielsen 07738219438




Friday 29th September - Sale Report!!

Lodge & Thomas, The Truro Sale Room, held their last Antiques & Fine Art auction for 2017 last Friday, 29th September and it proved to be another hugely successful sale.

With over 870 lots on offer, it was well viewed by local collectors and the National and International antiques trade via

There were over 400 registered online bidders and over 350 commission bids left online and with the auctioneers!!


Over 130 lots of silver and jewellery were on offer with all silver lots finding new homes, the top price going to a good comprehensive silver twelve setting canteen of cutlery, weighing over 200toz and selling for £2,100. A Victorian twin handled, silver gilt, lidded trophy cup by Goldsmiths & Silversmith Company won second prize and sold for £700. The highest price lot of the day was in the Jewellery section, with a butterscotch amber bead necklace, from a local deceased estate, and weighing 134 grams, sold for a whopping £4,500 to an online bidder. From the same estate came an antique pair of diamond cluster earrings with over 2 carats of diamonds selling to a London jewellery dealership for £1,650. In the watch section the highest hammer price of £2,800 went to the 14k diamond set Waltham full hunter pocket watch with Cornish mining provenance, sold to a local collector.

In the ceramics section a Royal Worcester ‘Hog Hunting' group modelled by Doris Lindner sold for £450. An 18th century Dutch Delft blue and white dish with Chinoiserie decoration dish sold for £170. Antique maritime items are always popular at The Truro Saleroom and so it proved on the day with an early 20th century German copper and brass diving helmet selling for £1,100. A Chinese carved ivory concentric puzzle ball sold for £350. In the collectables section, a well filled postcard album with scenes of Canadian commercial whaling sold for £410. Found in a box of books from a clearance was a rare mid-17th century book written by the mathematician John Collins ‘Geometricall Dyalling' a treatise on maritime navigation by dials, sold to the book trade for £1,300.

The Automobilia section received a very good response, with a private collection of Rolls-Royce, vehicle and motorbike parts and accessories on offer. There was a 1950's Velocette motorcycle in "barn condition" which sold for £450 and will certainly be a fun project for the new owner, and a Bentley Continental touring kit sold for £400.

In the Painting & Print section three paintings by in demand Cornish painter Gill Watkiss sold for a combined £2,850. Another Cornish painting by Nancy Bailey, depicting Porthleven Harbour, achieved £800. Furniture was bucking the "brown furniture" trend with most lots well contested online and in the room, including a George III mahogany tall chest of drawers selling for £650 and an Edwardian Sheraton revival rosewood inlaid ladies desk selling for £450.

Our next auction is a General auction is on Friday 27th October, with our next online Antiques & Fine Art auction booked for January 2018.

Entries invited to auctioneer Carl Nielsen 07738219438  


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